IBM Lotus Notes and Domino 8 Deployment Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 12 November 2007

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ISBN-10: 073848895X
ISBN-13: 9780738488950
IBM Form #: SG24-7506-00
(498 pages)

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Authors: Philip Monson, Rishab Sharma, Stacy Lieder, Frank Nostrame, Julie Castle, Corey Davis, Olanike Ogunbodede


In today's competitive and diverse marketplace, effective collaboration is a critical component of organizational success. Lotus® Notes® and Domino®, the premier IBM® collaboration platform, helps organizations improve collaboration, increase productivity, and streamline business processes. The Lotus Notes 8 interface is intuitive and easy to use, and the Lotus Domino 8 server is secure, flexible, and reliable. Together, Lotus Notes and Domino 8 can help your organization to:

- Increase employee effectiveness and creativity through integrated messaging, collaboration, and office productivity applications.
- Reduce overall cost of ownership by deploying integrated offering with office productivity suite included at no additional charge.
- Protect IT infrastructure with a layered security model that reaches from server to individual field in a document.
- Increase mobile and offline productivity from secure, reliable replication.
- Increase individual responsiveness through customizable interface.
- Reduce application development and deployment costs through quick creation application component mash ups.
- Minimize downtime with high availability and simplified administration tools.

This IBM Redbooks® publication provides you with information about the new enhancements and features of Lotus Notes and Domino 8 and provides guidelines or directions on how to implement or utilize these. It also provides you with an approach to planning and deploying Lotus Notes and Domino 8 in new and existing environments.

This publication is a valuable reference to all kinds of users. It will help CIOs, CTOs, administrators, developers, and users with:
- Understanding the capabilities and benefits of Notes and Domino 8
- Planning for the deployment of Notes and Domino 8
- Planning to leverage new features of Notes and Domino 8

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Planning the Notes andDomino 8 Deployment
Chapter 3. Deploying the Domino 8 server
Chapter 4. Deploying the Notes 8 client
Chapter 5. Coexistence: Domino/Domino and Domino/Microsoft Exchange
Chapter 6. Lotus Notes 8 client features
Chapter 7. Productivity tools
Chapter 8. Domino Web Access
Chapter 9. New administration features
Chapter 10. New concepts in administration: Eclipse, composite applications, and provisioning
Chapter 11. IBM WebSphere Portal integration
Chapter 12. New application development features
Appendix A. Considerations for upgrading from Notes and Domino 6.5.x to 8
Appendix B. Lotus Notes and Domino client feature comparison

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